motherhood, Writing

Finding the Balance: Writing, Working, Parenting + Life

How to make time to write when life gets in the way: Improvise, Prioritise, Sacrifice, Persistence and Time Out

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Author Interviews, Literary Agents, publishing, Writing

Ben Hobson: How I Got An Agent

"I found that, after so many years of butting my head up against publishing shut-doors, that I’d started to change my voice to suit some ephemeral, unknowable audience. I was trying to write how I thought people wanted me to, in contrast to my actual voice."- Ben Hobson

Writing

I have one goal for 2018

I have one writing-related goal for 2018: Get an agent.  I know, it’s February, and i’m a little late to the new years' resolution bandwagon, but i required some thinking time to come up with a plan for the year ahead. When it comes down to it, my overall goal is much the same as… Continue reading I have one goal for 2018

Writing

Getting a handle on plot points (or not)

Last month I made great gains with my WIP (work in progress). I was super excited about my story. It was the big bright shiny thing that had consumed my creative mind for several months. I've been trying my hand at planning and plotting rather than pantsing my way through as I usually do, and it… Continue reading Getting a handle on plot points (or not)